Researchers: Mosquitoes like stinky feet

Sweaty, smelly feet may have helped develop a new way to keep bugs away.

Researchers in Tanzania found that mosquitoes are drawn to stinky feet and they're using that information to try and prevent the spread of malaria. They developed a serum that smells like dirty human feet to catch and kill the deadly insects.

Malaria is responsible for the deaths of about 800,000 people every year.


 

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